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Born in 1968, James B. Kennedy has been practicing law since 1994and is currently licensed in 5 states, Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada. James Kennedy isBoard Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, an honor held by fewer than 3% of attorneys practicing in the State of Texas.Coming from a well diverse educationaland professional background he represents a strategic blend of accomplished skillsand abilitiesthat produce real, consequential results forhis clientsand their families. James Kennedy has taken cases to trial in Texas State and Federal Courts and New Mexico Courts. James Kennedy has experience with arbitration and employment cases.  James Kennedy is a member of the El Paso chapter of ABOTA and was formerly the president of ABOTA.  James Kennedy received the professionalism award from ABOTA and is also admited to federal court in New Mexico and Nevada.  James Kennedy has been a member of the El Paso Bar Association since 1994.  James Kenndy has taken cases to trial every year since 1994.  James Kennedy also has worked on wrongful death and serious injury cases involving tire failures and serious rollover accidents.  


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 30%
    22 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    22 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    22 years
  4. Defective Products: 10%
    22 years
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Contingent (25-45%)

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  • Jeffery W. McElroy

    James is both talented and hard working, and represents his clients effectively at all stages of litigation. He consistently gets excellent results for his clients.


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Contact info

James Kennedy P.L.L.C.

6216 Gateway Blvd East
El Paso, TX, 79905


AZActive 201407/03/2016
NMAuthorized to practice law199505/31/2011
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199408/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJames Kennedy PLLC2000 - Present
AttorneyGage and Kennedy P.L.L.C.2000 - 2003
AttorneyScherr, Legate, & Ehrlich, P.L.L.C.1994 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
super lawyersN/A2011 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember2000 - Present
El Paso Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesPresident2012 - 2013
American Board of Trial AdvocatesVice President2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Tire Failuresuccessful confidential settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Fort Sam Houston PaperTexas Lemon Law1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawN/A1994
University of Texas System, AustinN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
El Paso Injury seminarcar accidents2012